Syracuse Nostalgia Podcast – Episode 9

“Syracuse Nostalgia Podcast – Episode 9” features an interview with Mike Price. Mike worked for Channel 9 News for 46 years, starting the same year the station went on the air. He portrayed the famous character Baron Daemon on the channel in the 1960s. As Baron, he recorded a record that became the #1 selling…

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Syracuse Nostalgia Podcast – Episode 8

The first segment of “Syracuse Nostalgia Podcast – Episode 8” features host Brian Hamilton and his co-host (and brother) John discussing their time growing up in the North Syracuse area in the 1970s and 80s. Some of the places talked about are Pudgies, Big Dip, Tops, and Penn Can Mall. In the second segment of…

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Syracuse Nostalgia Podcast – Episode 7

“Syracuse Nostalgia Podcast – Episode 7” features an interview with former WTVH Channel 5 News anchor Tracy Davidson. Tracy worked for WTVH from 1986 to 1995, and is currently working as an anchor for NBC10 in Philadelphia. This episode also features host Brian Hamilton and co-hosts Bob Staffa and Zadoc Angell discussing their memories of…

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Syracuse Nostalgia Podcast – Episode 6

The first segment of “Syracuse Nostalgia Podcast – Episode 6” features Brian Hamilton, Bob Staffa and Zadoc Angell discussing their experiences at various local concert venues – including Lost Horizon, Landmark Theatre and Carrier Dome. Segment two of the show features an interview with Dave Mann. Dave was the morning DJ on WFBL from 1962…

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Syracuse Nostalgia Podcast – Episode 5

Like previous episodes, “Syracuse Nostalgia Podcast – Episode 5” contains three segments. In the first segment, host Brian Hamilton and his friends Bob Staffa and Zadoc Angell talk about their memories of Penn Can Mall and other shopping centers. Segment two of the show features an interview with Peter Zangari. Peter’s family (including his father,…

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Syracuse Nostalgia Podcast – Episode 4

“Syracuse Nostalgia Podcast – Episode 4” features an interview with Maureen Green, former anchor at WTVH Channel 5 News. Maureen talks about her memories of Syracuse, her 25 years of being on Syracuse television and about being fired from WTVH on two different occasions. She also discusses her life since leaving WTVH, which includes working…

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Syracuse Nostalgia Podcast – Episode 3

“Syracuse Nostalgia Podcast – Episode 3” features an interview with George T. and George E. Gelsomin, former owners of Sweetheart Market in North Syracuse, NY. George E., 95 years old at the time of the interview, shares stories about the Syracuse area from the 1940s and 50s. Both Gelsomins then tell the long history of…

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Syracuse Nostalgia Podcast – Episode 2

“Syracuse Nostalgia Podcast – Episode 2” features an interview with Peter King. Peter was a DJ for 62-WHEN from 1980 to 1990, and is currently working for CBS News Radio out of Orlando, Florida. Peter tells many interesting and funny stories from his days in Syracuse radio, and also shares his memories of the Syracuse…

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